The Bears on Hemlock Mountain Setting

Alice Dalgliesh
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John’s House

This is where the beginning of the story takes place. John’s mother cooks here, and this is where John is tasked with fetching the pot. His home represents comfort and familiarity, a safe refuge from the wilderness. When he leaves he departs from his safe harbor and enters into the unknown.

Hemlock Mountain

Hemlock Mountain is a large hill and is rumored to be free of bears, these rumors were shattered. The mountain is an obstacle for John. It is still capable of the unexpected, as the reader sees at the end of the book when there are actually bears on the mountain.

Aunt Emma’s House

This is where John gets the cast iron pot from and where the reader first realizes there might be bears on the mountain. Aunt Emma represents more comfort and sympathy towards John and worries for him being outside...

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